‘The Hiding Place’ returns to Harris Center

Back by popular demand, award winning theater company One Way Productions will present an encore  performance of “The Hiding Place,” a play based on the true story of the life of Corrie ten Boom. This production will perform for one night only on Friday, Aug. 8, at the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake […]

July 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Rodgers and Hammerstein love story at Music Circus

The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic “South Pacific,” a universally acclaimed musical theatre masterpiece, is the third show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances take place July 22-27. A love story for the ages, “South Pacific” features some of the most beautiful music […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Play not at a loss for words

Big Idea Theatre’s “Unbound” 2014 season re-emerges on Friday, July 25, with the opening of “The Language Archive” by Julia Cho. George has spent his life documenting languages, but words fail him when Mary, his wife, tells George that she is leaving him. That same day, the last two speakers of a vanishing tongue arrive […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Kurt Pearsall named new director of the Capitol Pops Concert Band

Veteran Sacramento-area musician and music educator Kurt Pearsall has been designated the new full-time director of the Capitol Pops Concert Band, assuming his conducting duties in September. He succeeds Jerry Lopes, who is retiring from the position in August after serving as the CPCB’s only director since the band was formed in 1997. “I am […]

July 16, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Local brings new film to Placerville

Placerville native Todd Huffman will bring his latest film, “Penton: The John Penton Story,” to Regal Cinemas Placerville’s Stadium 8 Movie Theater on July 23 After two extremely well-received premieres in Cleveland and Hollywood, plus openings around the country, “Penton: The John Penton Story,” is being released in limited markets nationally. John Penton is motorcycle pioneer […]

July 16, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Region’s finest artists all in one place

Magnum Opus XXV, Sacramento Fine Arts Center’s annual open show, July 29 through Aug. 16, is open to the region’s finest artists showing original art, sculpture, photography, painting — all mediums. The show’s judge is Gayle Rappaport-Weiland. Artists interested in submitting their work may download the entry form from sacfinearts.org. The gallery will accept submissions […]

July 16, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Time for Cowboys and Cornbread

Christmas comes in July for professional Cowboys. It is their busiest time of year. They hit one rodeo after another, roping, riding and wrestling for a chance to win a lot of money in a short period of time. Celebrate the cowboy culture and western living at Cowboys and Cornbread, a day-long celebration of old-fashioned […]

July 11, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged